At least 257 people were killed on Wednesday when a military plane crashed near the Algerian capital, Algiers, state media reported. The aircraft crashed near the Boufarik air base, between Algiers and the city of Blida. Ten of those killed were the plane crew, according to state-run Radio Algérie. The aircraft is identified as Russian […]
NEW DELHI: At least 29 people died on Monday after a school bus fell into a deep gorge in Nurpur of Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra district. The incident also left 25 other injured. Among the 29 dead include, 26 children, 2 teachers and the driver of the school bus. The gorge is 200-feet deep. The rescue […]
Several Syrian activist groups Saturday reported that a brutal attack on the remnants of the rebel-held city of Douma in Eastern Ghouta left dozens of civilians dead and scores wounded. The groups — including the White Helmets, the Douma Coordination Committee and the Ghouta Media Center — said toxic gas inside barrel bombs dropped by […]
A man shot himself after ploughing a van into a crowd of people in Germany leaving three dead and more than 30 injured this afternoon. Authorities are treating the incident, which happened in Kiepenkerl, a market square in the western town of Münster, as a terror attack – although this is yet to be officially […]
One person was killed and four others were injured in a shooting at YouTube’s headquarters in San Bruno, California on Tuesday afternoon. The alleged shooter has been identified as Nasim Aghdam, a 39-year-old woman from Riverside, California. She was found deceased at the scene from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Three victims suffered gun-shot related […]
Russian diplomats expelled from the United States arrived in Moscow on Sunday,
Another 22 people were injured in the violence, which began late Saturday when inmates at the La Toma prison in the state of Veracruz set fire to mattresses.
A Kuwaiti court has sentenced a married couple to death for the killing of a Filipina maid.
The United States and its European allies are expelling dozens of Russian diplomats in a co-ordinated response to the poisoning of a former Russian spy in the UK. It is said to be the largest collective expulsion of Russian intelligence officers in history. Prime Minister Theresa May said 18 countries have aligned with the UK, […]
MOSCOW — At least 64 people, many believed to be children, perished in the Siberian city of Kemerovo as a massive fire swept through a crowded shopping center where fire exits had been blocked, officials said Monday. About 40 people were treated at the site, and at least 10 others were hospitalized, according to Russia’s […]
The majority of the 110 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by militants in the town of Dapchi last month have been returned, the government says. A presidential aide said 101 schoolgirls were dropped back in the town in the early hours of Wednesday. The government said the army allowed the militants through, so “lives were not lost”, […]